Well, I am reading Programing Windows with MFC, and I came across Unicode and ASCII code characters. I understood the point of using Unicode over ASCII, but what I do not get is how and why is it ...
I'm learning T-SQL. From the examples I've seen, to insert text in a varchar() cell, I can write just the string to insert, but for nvarchar() cells, every example prefix the strings with the letter ...
Hi all I was wondering what limitations will we have if Unicode had decided to assign one and only one codepoint to every user-perceived character? Currently, Unicode has code-points that correspond ...
Is UTF-16 fixed-width or variable-width? I got different results from different sources: From http://www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2003/04/26/UTF: UTF-16 stores Unicode characters in ...
At work I come across a lot of Japanese text files in Shift-JIS and other encodings. It causes many mojibake (unreadable character) problems for all computer users. Unicode was intended to solve this ...
A pet peeve of mine is looking at so many software projects that have mountains of code for character set support. Don't get me wrong, I'm all for compatibility, and I'm happy that text editors let ...